October Meeting – Reparations

The question of Reparations for Enslavement has been in the news lately with the Gladstone family denouncing their “odious” ancestor.

Luke Daniels, President of Caribbean Labour Solidarity, recently spoke to a large meeting, in the North of England, of shop stewards and delegates, members of the trade union UNISON. Luke will give a report of this important meeting and an update on the campaign as well as reminding us of the arguments for Reparations.

demanding the removal of the statue of enslaver William Beckford from the Guildhall in London produced a lively discussion. Steve Cushion will explore the history of this ruthless businessman who made so much money from human misery.